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What does Sholom mean?

Sholom Pronunciation of Sholom [sholom] as a boys' name is of Hebrew origin, and the name Sholom means "peace". Sholom is an alternate spelling of Shalom (Hebrew): related to Solomon.

Associated with: peace.


1 relation via Shalom: Solomon.

Creative forms:
(male) Sanlom, Shonon, ..

(female) Shola, Sholi, ..

Middle name pairings:
Sholom Gregorio (S.G.), ..

How popular is Sholom?

Sholom is an unusual given name for males. Sholom is an equivalently uncommon last name too for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Popular related forms of Sholom (not ranked) rated in the Top 2000 are Solomon (#376 via latest list) and Shalom (#1756). These relations of Sholom were favored as birth names in 2015 (median #1066). Solomon is the most trendy birth name in this list. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Shalom, Solomon in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Sholom and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Recommended names are Absolom, Avsholom (see Absalom), Salem, Salim, Salomo, Sansom, Saulo, Selim, Shadoe, Shadow, Shalmon, Shanon, Shavon, Shaylon, Shelby, Sheldon, Shelly, Shelomi, Shelomo, Shelton, Shem, Shilo, Shiloh, Shimon, Shlomi, Shlomo, Shoda, Shomer, Shonn, Shoura, Shoval, Shovon, Shylo, Shyloh, Skylor, Slim, Sol, Soloman, Storm, Strom and Thom. These names tend to be more frequently used than Sholom.

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